BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY RESEARCH ASSISTANCE COUNCIL (BIRAC)
BIRAC is a Schedule B ‘Not-for-profit’ Section 8, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech industry to undertake strategic research and Innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs. The mandate of BIRAC
is to catalyse the transformation of the rapidly growing biotechnology sector in India including med-tech towards achieving excellence at global level.
BIRAC is a new industry-academia interface and implements its mandate through a wide range of impact initiatives be it providing access to risk capital through targeted funding, technology transfer, Intellectual Property management, as also handholding schemes that help bring
innovation excellence to the biotech firms and make them globally competitive. BIRAC has initiated several schemes, networks, and platforms that help to bridge the existing gaps in the industry-academia Innovation research and facilitate novel, high-quality affordable products
Development through cutting edge technologies.
Its Registered and Corporate office is situated in New Delhi.
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LAST DATE : 21ST JULY
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